Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering

Given the risk of earthquakes in many countries, knowing how structural dynamics can be applied to earthquake engineering of structures, both in theory and practice, is a vital aspect of improving the safety of buildings and structures. It can also reduce the number of deaths and injuries and the amount of property damage. The book begins by discussing free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) systems, both damped and undamped, and forced vibration (harmonic force) of SDOF systems. Response to periodic dynamic loadings and impulse loads are also discussed, as are two degrees of freedom linear system response methods and free vibration of multiple degrees of freedom. Further chapters cover time history response by natural mode superposition, numerical solution methods for natural frequencies and mode shapes and differential quadrature, transformation and Finite Element methods for vibration problems. Other topics such as earthquake ground motion, response spectra and earthquake analysis of linear systems are discussed. Structural dynamics of earthquake engineering: theory and application using Mathematica and Matlab provides civil and structural engineers and students with an understanding of the dynamic response of structures to earthquakes and the common analysis techniques employed to evaluate these responses. Worked examples in Mathematica and Matlab are given. Explains the dynamic response of structures to earthquakes including periodic dynamic loadings and impulse loads Examines common analysis techniques such as natural mode superposition, the finite element method and numerical solutions Investigates this important topic in terms of both theory and practise with the inclusion of practical exercise and diagrams

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  • Author : S Rajasekaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 896 pages
  • ISBN : 1845695739
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering

Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : S Rajasekaran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 May 2009
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Given the risk of earthquakes in many countries, knowing how structural dynamics can be applied to earthquake engineering of structures, both in theory and practice, is a vital aspect of improving the safety of buildings and structures. It can also reduce the number of deaths and injuries and the amount of property damage. The book begins by discussing free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) systems, both damped and undamped, and forced vibration (harmonic force) of SDOF systems. Response to periodic dynamic

Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • Author : André Filiatrault
  • Publisher : Presses inter Polytechnique
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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"In order to reduce the seismic risk facing many densely populated regions worldwide, including Canada and the United States, modern earthquake engineering should be more widely applied. But current literature on earthquake engineering may be difficult to grasp for structural engineers who are untrained in seismic design. In addition no single resource addressed seismic design practices in both Canada and the United States until now. Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics was written to fill the gap. It presents

Dynamics of Structures, Third Edition

Dynamics of Structures, Third Edition
  • Author : J. Humar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 02 March 2012
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This major textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. The topics covered include: formulation of the equations of motion for single- as well as multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems using the principles of both vector mechanics and analytical mechanics; free vibration response; determination of frequencies and mode shapes; forced vibration response to harmonic and general forcing functions; dynamic analysis of continuous systems;and wave propagation analysis. The key assets of the book include

Dynamics of Structures

Dynamics of Structures
  • Author : Anil K. Chopra
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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Designed for senior-level and graduate courses in Dynamics of Structures and Earthquake Engineering. Dynamics of Structures includes many topics encompassing the theory of structural dynamics and the application of this theory regarding earthquake analysis, response, and design of structures. No prior knowledge of structural dynamics is assumed and the manner of presentation is sufficiently detailed and integrated, to make the book suitable for self-study by students and professional engineers.

Dynamics of Structures

Dynamics of Structures
  • Author : J. Humar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 February 2012
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This major textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. The topics covered include: formulation of the equations of motion for single- as well as multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems using the principles of both vector mechanics and analytical mechanics; free vibratio

Earthquake Dynamics of Structures

Earthquake Dynamics of Structures
  • Author : Anil K. Chopra
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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"Designed for senior-level and graduate courses in Dynamics of Structures and Earthquake Engineering. The text includes many topics encompassing the theory of structural dynamics and the application of this theory regarding earthquake analysis, response, and design of structures. No prior knowledge of structural dynamics is assumed and the manner of presentation is sufficiently detailed and integrated, to make the book suitable for self-study by students and professional engineers." -- Publisher.

Introduction to Dynamics of Structures and Earthquake Engineering

Introduction to Dynamics of Structures and Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : Gian Paolo Cimellaro,Sebastiano Marasco
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 March 2018
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This work is an elementary but comprehensive textbook which provides the latest updates in the fields of Earthquake Engineering, Dynamics of Structures, Seismology and Seismic Design, introducing relevant new topics to the fields such as the Neodeterministic method. Its main purpose is to illustrate the application of energy methods and the analysis in the frequency domain with the corresponding visualization in the Gauss-Argant plan. However, emphasis is also given to the applications of numerical methods for the solution of the

Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics in Memory of Ragnar Sigbjörnsson

Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics in Memory of Ragnar Sigbjörnsson
  • Author : Rajesh Rupakhety,Símon Ólafsson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 December 2017
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This book presents methods and results that cover and extend beyond the state-of-the-art in structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. Most of the chapters are based on the keynote lectures at the International Conference in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (ICESD), held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on June 12-14, 2017. The conference is being organised in memory of late Professor Ragnar Sigbjörnsson, who was an influential teacher and one of the leading researchers in the fields of structural mechanics, random fields, engineering

Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering

Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : Sundaramoorthy Rajasekaran
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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Annotation This important book looks at how structural dynamics can be applied to earthquake engineering of structures in theory and practice. It will give practical examples of how Mathematica and Matlab can be used to model and predict the way in which structures will be affected by earthquakes. This vital area of modelling/simulation can help design buildings and civil engineering projects to withstand the effects of earthquakes. The book will give an introductory overview of structural dynamics and its

Structural Dynamics

Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Martin Williams
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 April 2016
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Dynamics is increasingly being identified by consulting engineers as one of the key skills which needs to be taught in civil engineering degree programs. This is driven by the trend towards lighter, more vibration-prone structures, the growth of business in earthquake regions, the identification of new threats such as terrorist attack and the increased availability of sophisticated dynamic analysis tools. Martin Williams presents this short, accessible introduction to the area of structural dynamics. He begins by describing dynamic systems and

Dynamics of Structures in SI Units

Dynamics of Structures in SI Units
  • Author : ANIL K. CHOPRA
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 October 2019
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For courses in Structural Dynamics. Structural dynamics and earthquake engineering for both students and professional engineers An expert on structural dynamics and earthquake engineering, Anil K. Chopra fills an important niche, explaining the material in a manner suitable for both students and professional engineers with his Fifth Edition of Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering. No prior knowledge of structural dynamics is assumed, and the presentation is detailed and integrated enough to make the text suitable for

Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Agnes Nolan
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 July 2016
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This book provides comprehensive insights into the fields of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics. It comprises of research work contributed by various experts and researchers in the field of earthquake engineering. Both these disciplines focus on providing solutions to the problems created by damaging earthquakes, by planning, designing, constructing and managing earthquake-resistant structures and facilities. The significant studies included in this book, chart new and vital directions of research in the field of seismology. Several studies included discuss the probability

Structural Dynamics

Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Mario Paz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 31 July 1997
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The use of COSMOS for the analysis and solution of structural dynamics problems is introduced in this new edition. The COSMOS program was selected from among the various professional programs available because it has the capability of solving complex problems in structures, as well as in other engin eering fields such as Heat Transfer, Fluid Flow, and Electromagnetic Phenom ena. COSMOS includes routines for Structural Analysis, Static, or Dynamics with linear or nonlinear behavior (material nonlinearity or large displacements), and